Asbestos Trust Transparency: S.B. 2062 (2016)
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria requirements, and several asbestos-related tort reforms including codification of heightened causation standards. These include no duty to warn about asbestos products made by third parties, no punitive damages for asbestos cases, and no consolidated asbestos trials absent consent of all parties.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes how companies that end arbitration face the risk of consumer class actions, in the face of plaintiffs firms ramping up mass arbitration proceedings.
We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]
The New York trial bar may get yet another gift from the state lawmakers seemingly tied around their finger.
Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs
Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity
$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois